David Loughrey

General support for Dunedin 'super ward'

General support for Dunedin 'super ward'

There was general support, but some misgivings, when members of the public had their say on Monday about plans for a new Dunedin "super ward" that could be in place by next year's city council elections.

Group to face hefty legal bill

Group to face hefty legal bill

Stop the Stadium faces paying up to $17,000 in court costs, after its challenge to the Dunedin City Council's funding of the Forsyth Barr Stadium was yesterday dismissed.

Ryman presents new rest-home plan

Ryman presents new rest-home plan

Ryman Healthcare's battle to build a rest-home in Roslyn is about to enter its second round, with fewer opponents but similar arguments.

$13m stadium funding 'error' revealed

$13m stadium funding 'error' revealed

Stop the Stadium may have lost its Court of Appeal case, but the group says it has exposed incorrect claims about stadium funding by the Dunedin City Council.

Review: Don't blame the actors, it's the show

There are four things I know about Rose Tattoo vocalist Angry Anderson.

$66 a year 'demonstrably incorrect'

$66 a year 'demonstrably incorrect'

An assurance the Forsyth Barr Stadium will cost the average ratepayer no more than $66 a year cannot be true, when other costs for the project have increased, Stop the Stadium's counsel Len Anderson says.

STS denies own rules breached

STS denies own rules breached

The Dunedin City Council took on Stop the Stadium's processes at the Court of Appeal in Wellington this week, claiming the group did not stick to the rules within its own constitution.

Stadium appeal delay questioned

Stadium appeal delay questioned

Stop the Stadium's counsel Len Andersen called yesterday for a contract to build the Forsyth Barr Stadium to be quashed so "proper consultation" could be held, despite being told the horse may have already bolted.

Waipori fund surplus a 'very satisfactory' result

The Dunedin City Council's Waipori fund had a surplus of $1.8 million for the June quarter, a "very satisfactory" result given its loss in value of $750,000, chairman Ross Liddell said.

Council's Carisbrook deals released

Council's Carisbrook deals released

The Dunedin City Council will underwrite Otago Rugby Football Union debt for the next three years as part of a deal which includes the purchase of Carisbrook for $7 million.